Monthly Archives: October 2015

Best Paints – Consumer Reports News – http://bit.ly/1PSXFBq Three easy painting projects that’ll brighten your home A fresh coat of paint can make a dramatic difference to any space in your home. If you’re planning to entertain this holiday season, now’s the time to tackle the project, before you get sucked into the vortex of […]

Why Good Home Design Matters – http://bit.ly/1XkitEh Many of my clients are encouraged to learn that I worked asan architect and construction manager for many years. After designing,redesigning, and remodeling homes (as well as commercial properties), I feltthat my experience as a designer would only help me become a better Realtor. Ienjoy helping a person’s ideas […]

Why Good Home Design Matters – http://bit.ly/1GgsVbB Why Good Home Design Matters by: Mike Despard Many of my clients are encouraged to learn that I worked as an architect and construction manager for many years. After designing, redesigning, and remodeling homes (as well as commercial properties), I felt that my experience as a designer would only […]

Housing starts surge 6.5%, but market slowdown looms ahead – http://bit.ly/1hQCPVF Dive Brief: Housing starts rose 6.5% between August and September to an annualized rate of 1.21 million, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday. Single-family starts inched up 0.3%, while multifamily starts soared 18.3%. The September rate — the second-highest level in eight years — surpassed analyst […]